Quotes About Happiness
Quotes from Across Many Mountains by Yangzom Brauen

Thich Nhat Hanh quotes

"The source of a true smile is an awakened mind."

"Our senses are our windows to the world, and sometimes the wind blows through them and disturbs everything within us." 

"The foundation of happiness is mindfulness."

"Hope is important, because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear."

"If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today."

"Enlightenment, peace, and joy will not be granted by someone else. The well is within us, and if we dig deeply in the present moment, the water will spring forth."

"The secret of success is that you are really yourself, and when you are really yourself, you can encounter life in the present moment."

"Mindfulness is the foundation of a happy life."

"There are three sorts of feelings - pleasant, unpleasant, and neutral."

"Our attitude of not clinging to or rejecting our feelings is the attitude of letting go, an important part of meditation practice."

"In our lives, we may be lucky enough to know someone whose love extends to animals and plants."

"Understanding suffering always brings compassion."

"Once you have some understanding and insight into your own suffering, you begin to be better at  understanding and communicating with someone else."  

"Our communication is what we have put into the world and what remains after we have left it."